Files with .fb extension are mainly related to Novell DR-DOS FastBack Express backup utility. It's an old backup format.

There are 2 other file types using
the FB file extension!

empty icon.fb - Gforth Forth blocks

empty icon.fb - Slim! compressed archive

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Software that works with fb file extension

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FB file - DR-DOS backup file

What is fb file? How to open fb files?

File type specification:

Backup file type icon Backup file type

The fb file extension was used for backup file made by Novell DR-DOS FastBack Express utility. DR-DOS was one of the competitors to MS-DOS and the ownership of the product changed several times during past years.

This fb file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to fb file type:

DR-DOS icon

DRDOS, Inc. logoDR-DOS  Microsoft MS-DOS software

Company or developer:

A desktop OS solution, DR-DOS is the ideal embedded DOS system, designed for straight forward out-of-the-box implementation into ROM or Flash ROM. DRDOS makes these tools and associated documents available in the DRDOS OEM Kit.

Help how to open:

*.fb files can be probably restored within the FastBack Express utility.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .fb file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .fb file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open fb file, edit fb file, convert fb file, view fb file, play fb file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting fb files.

  • Backup fb file
  • Others fb file

Software that backup fb file - DR-DOS backup file

Programs supporting the exension fb on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about DR-DOS for backup fb file action.

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